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Garmin GPS V
4.3 out of 10

Garmin GPS V

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Overall 4
4.0

Might have been good in its day

Steve Aye, Amazon
19 May 2015
  • Summary: Ancient. Look at the dates on the positive reviews. I bought it recently for $50 hoping it would be a good backup. Tried it on Old Speck in Maine and couldn't get a lock at all.
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Overall 8
8.0

Did what I needed.

Campbell Hunt, Amazon
13 September 2013
  • Summary: Use it on motorbike mainly for high speed verification. Maps have always been problematic to update. interface isn't great, but in a pinch has worked very well. Worth it for the price.
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Overall 10
10

CWC

Jerry Kabler, Amazon
12 June 2010
  • Summary: I have ordered a couple and got them on date said would be there never And the product is exxcellent
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good GPS at its days

Reliarick, Amazon
5 November 2008
  • Summary: It was a very good GPS with sense reception. It is convenient to use 2 AA batteries. You can buy it anywhere and never will lose power. The only down side is the memory is too small that can save map to cover only certain area. Of course compare with today's GPS, this one is very outdated.
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Overall 10
10

6 Years and still running....

K3GM, eHam.net
25 September 2008
  • Summary: The Garmin GPS V is the Icom 2AT of the GPS world. It will run perhaps forever. Mine is 6 years old and remains on constantly, yet it still works fine. Only the backlighting has dimmed somewhat over the years It has many features that my Garmin nuvi 750 does not, and is the primary reason it remains...
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Overall 10
10

GPS V works perfectly with APRS

ZR6BDH, eHam.net
17 August 2006
  • Summary: The Garmin GPS V is perfectly suited to APRS. I use it with the Kenwood TM-D700 and the two are nicely matched. Remember to switch the GPS V between "NMEA" mode and "Garmin" mode in its setup menu to either run APRS or download maps from your PC respectively, otherwise there will be no data...
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Overall 10
10

Great first GPS

Alejandro Guevara, Amazon
21 April 2006
  • Summary: This GPS, in my evaluation, had the best balance between functionality, portability and size. I used to drive more than 2000 miles, in 3 different states on my vacations and it was terrific.
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Overall 8
8.0

Garmin GPS V, nice rig, but....

Alan P. Mcguiness "aotearoa", Amazon
6 March 2006
  • Summary: Rig was purchased primarily for geocaching, but secondarily for traveling in USA and Europe. Loads great from my desktop, but the package really needs a USB cable termination so you can use it on a laptop. This would allow on the road downloads, since unit only has 19 MB of memory.
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Overall 8
8.0

I like it

Dr. William J. Whitehead Jr., Amazon
25 February 2006
  • Summary: I am very pleased with my GPS V, It replaces an older version and the newer model is great. For the money you can't bet it.
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Overall 10
10

GPS V perfect for my needs

Oz "Spitfire", Amazon
24 February 2006
  • Summary: The most important features to you should guide your decision in the complex hand held GPS market. Sometimes new technology replaces features that I personally find essential and kick myself when the product is discontinued.
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